24
Aug

Poetry Writing Workshop

Date: 19th September 2020

Time: 2-5pm

Location: The Water Rat, Buildwas Road, Ironbridge, TF8 7BJ

Poetry Writing Workshop with Simon Fletcher and Jeff Phelps, starting and ending at the 'Water Rat', on the theme of 'work'. Simon and Jeff will lead a gentle walk up into the hills above Coalbrookdale and return via the Quaker Burial Ground and the Museum of Iron. Poets will be encouraged to write on the […]
22
Aug

Japanese Poetry

Date: 13th September 2020

Time: 15.00-16.00

Location: The Water Rat, Buildwas Road, Ironbridge, TF8 7BJ

A celebration of Japanese forms of poetry with Simon Fletcher, David Bingham & friends, under the willow tree in the garden of the Water Rat, as part of the Ironbridge Festival of the Imagination, 2020. If you enjoy listening to haiku, tanka and haibun then this is for you. Readings will be taken from Ripening […]
30
Jun

‘In the Sticks’ Poetry Workshop

Start date: 3rd July 2020

End date: 31st August 2020

Location: Cannock Chase

July 3 – August 31 Cannock Chase virtual poetry workshop on ‘Changing Landscapes’. Do you like writing poetry about the countryside? Feel the need to explore a bit? Well you can get writing and enjoy the histories and wildlife of a bit of Cannock Chase by clicking on the link to see what can be […]
4
Jun

Update

Date: 4th June 2020

Simon is now looking beyond the corona virus and making plans for future events, workshops and activities. These will be posted here as soon as 'normal' life allows. June 2020
20
Feb

Country Voices

Date: 21st March 2020

Time: 2.30-4pm

Location: The White Hart, 10 The Wharfage, Ironbridge, TF8 7AW.

The Meadow was flooded recently so we're moving temporarily to the White Hart, courtesy of Alex Nicholl. Drop in for a fine afternoon of poetry and stories from Birmingham short-story writer Garrie Fletcher, 'Nailmakers' Daughter' Marion Cockin and Shropshire poet Nick Pearson. There is parking at Dale End, at the Buildwas end of town. Tickets […]
20
Feb

City Voices

Date: 10th March 2020

Time: 7.30-9pm

Location: The Light House, Chubb Buildings, Fryer Street, Wolverhampton, WV1 1HT.

Join MC Simon Fletcher for a splendid evening of poetry and stories with Nirmal Orjally, Paul Francis, Jenna Plewes, David Calcutt and Jane Seabourne. Tickets £3 on the door.
10
Feb

Climate Change: What’s the Problem?

Date: 7th March 2020

Time: 10am-4pm

Location: Pant village hall, Pant near Oswestry, Shropshire, SY10 9QG.

Simon will be running a poetry writing workshop on the theme of 'Climate Change' at Pant, near Oswestry, with Jeff Phelps. This challenging development is everywhere in the news at the moment but how should or can poets respond? And is concern in the political world genuine? The day will involve a short walk around […]
22
Jan

City Voices

Date: 11th February 2020

Time: 7.30-9pm

Location: The Light House, Chubb Buildings, Fryer Street, Wolverhampton, WV1 1HT.

Join us at the Light House for a sparkling evening of love poetry and stories with Lizzie Prudence, Jeff Phelps, Santosh K. Dary, Cherry Doyle and John Sewell. Tickets are £3 on the door.
8
Jan

Country Voices

Date: 18th January 2020

Time: 2.30-4pm

Location: The Meadow Inn, Buildwas Road, Ironbridge, TF8 7BJ.

Join us at the Meadow Inn for a session of poetry and good company. This afternoon features Nirmal Orjally, a member of the Punjabi Women's Writing Group, Cherry Doyle, a recent addition to the Offa's Press stable and novelist, short story writer and poet Jeff Phelps. A treat for the ears. Tickets £4 on the […]
12
Dec

City Voices

Date: 14th January 2020

Time: 7.30-9pm

Location: The Light House, Chubb Buildings, Fryer Street, Wolverhampton, WV1 1HT.

A great evening of poetry, stories and music to get 2020 going with MC Simon Fletcher! Come along to the Light House to enjoy Mark Yates, Veronica Shepherd, Brian Dakin & Tom Stanton, Chris Kinsey and Keith Chandler. Tickets £3 on the door.